6.7-magnitude earthquake strikes off India's Nicoma Islands: USGS

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Posted: Mar 21, 2014 9:56 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off India's Nicoma Islands on Friday, the U.S. Geological Service reported.

The quake hit at a relatively shallow depth of 6.2 miles about 68 miles southeast of Mishap, Nicoma Islands, in the Indian Ocean, the agency said.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Susan Heavey)